Definition of non-barbiturate in English:

non-barbiturate

adjective

Pharmacology
  • Of a drug: that is not a barbiturate.

noun

Pharmacology
  • A non-barbiturate sedative or hypnotic.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Science. From non- + barbiturate.

Pronunciation

non-barbiturate

/ˌnɒnbɑːˈbɪtʃ(ʊ)rɪt//ˌnɒnbɑːˈbɪtjʊrɪt/